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October 20, 2021

Diocesan staff receive safeguarding and data training

The Diocesan Safeguarding Coordinator and Data Protection Officer recently provided training for curial staff at the White House in Poringland. Some 15 members of diocesan staff […]
October 19, 2021

Clive Lewis MP tackles climate at St John’s Cathedral

Clive Lewis, Labour MP for Norwich South, visited St John’s Cathedral for a discussion on climate change, COP26 and debt. Joseph Savage reports. The meeting, which […]
October 18, 2021

Bishop Alan launches the diocesan Synodal Pathway

Bishop Alan Hopes has celebrated a Mass at St John’s Cathedral to mark the beginning of the Synodal Pathway in the Diocese of East Anglia. In […]
October 13, 2021

Macmillan coffee, politics and religion, sight loss

This year the Mother’s Prayer Group hosted the annual Macmillan coffee morning in the Cathedral Narthex, raising £681.25 for Macmillan Cancer. “It was a very happy, […]
October 8, 2021

Bishop Alan follows ancient pilgrims to Red Mount

Bishop Alan Hopes celebrated a private Mass in the 15th-century Chapel of Our Lady on the Mount in King’s Lynn on September 20.  The Red Mount […]
October 7, 2021

St Michael watches over Huntingdon for feast day

For the first time in two years the people of St Michael’s in Huntingdon were able to gather to celebrate their feast day. Fr Philip Shryane […]
October 6, 2021

Nonagenarian seamstress makes dresses for Jordan

Anna Bayles, a 96-year-old dressmaker from St Thomas of Canterbury in Wymondham, has sent her latest consignment of clothing as gifts to Christian refugees in Jordan. […]
October 5, 2021

Living the Our Lady of Walsingham way for lay people

After a year of prayer and study, the Community of Our Lady of Walsingham has launched a lay branch. Lizzie Sudlow reports. A year ago, Sr […]
October 1, 2021

Lady Dannatt praises Wymondham over defibrillator

Lady Dannatt MBE, the Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk, congratulated the community in Wymondham as she unveiled a defibrillator at Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury. […]
September 28, 2021

Farewell to Fr Leo, Prisoners’ Sunday, Love Christmas

The flower arrangers at St John’s Cathedral got together to bid a fond farewell to Fr Leo Michael as he left for his new parish in […]
September 27, 2021

Pope rejects ‘throwaway culture’ of Assisted Suicide

Following the Pope’s lead, Bishop John Sherrington has encouraged Catholics to write to Peers about the upcoming Assisted Suicide Bill. Sarah Ward explains the background. Year […]
September 24, 2021

Heritage Open Days celebrate the beauty of Cathedral

A dozen volunteers helped to welcome pilgrims and visitors to St John’s Cathedral for the Heritage Open Days. Tania Gonzalez Duran reports. Without the enthusiasm and […]
September 23, 2021

Bishop Alan gathers ideas for the New Evangelisation

Bishop Alan Hopes has relaunched the Diocesan Commission for the New Evangelisation to take advantage of fresh opportunities. Bishop Alan relaunched the new Commission at the […]
September 22, 2021

Ermie shows the way by saying yes to organ donation

Organ Donation Week has been an opportunity to remember with gratitude much-loved parishioner Ermie Astorga from St John’s Cathedral, who passed away a year ago. Ermie […]
September 16, 2021

Bishop meets mayor, Duckett Library, Ipswich grotto

Bishop Alan Hopes recently met with the Metro Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Dr Nik Johnson, to discuss mutual co-operation. The two covered a range of […]